Chapter 24 Regulations for future space traffic control and management

Kai-Uwe Schrogl

Chapter Outline

  • Introduction…………………………………303

  • The Concept of “Traffic” in Outer Space…………………………………303

  • Elements of STM: Findings from the Study by the International Academy of Astronautics of 2006…………………………………304

  • Research on STM Following the IAA Study…………………………………306

  • STM as a New Conceptual Approach to Regulating Space Activities…………………………………306

  • STM and its Relation to Current Policy Activities…………………………………307

  • Notes and references…………………………………308

Introduction

Space Traffic Management (STM) received its first full conceptualization in a study by the International Academy of Astronautics (IAA), published in 2006 [1]. Following this, ...

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